Ontario Proposing Legislation To Better Protect Children

Sophisticated Cyber attacks on BC

Microsoft to make security a top priority

Ontario introduces cybersecurity bill

Ontario IPC probes government use of non-government email accounts

Federal Privacy Commissioner launches breach reporting tool

Ontario IPC issues guidelines on third party procurement

Sask. Privacy Commissioner asks for authority to compel compliance

Tag: safeguards

April 2, 2024 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

The Law Society Issues “Guidelines for the Use of Generative AI in the Practice of Law”

The Law Society of Saskatchewan has issued guidelines for the use of generative AI in a lawyer’s practice. You can read that guideline here.  The Law Society has also issued three brief videos on the guidelines (Bite Size CPD 124, 125 & 126). You can watch them here. When you read the guideline, you will... read more

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December 18, 2023 - Kwaku Ayisi, Analyst

How has the Pandemic’s Seismic Shift to Increased Remote Work Affected Privacy?

A recent poll by a global market research and public opinion specialist – IPSOS, revealed that approximately 36% of people who worked from home during the pandemic anticipate a return to their offices on a regular basis in the near future. This means that more than half of paid employees expect a work-from-home environment to... read more

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September 27, 2023 - Rick Yachiw, Director of Compliance

Data Residency Outside Canada for Trustees

Trustees often ask our office about the use of an information management service provider (IMSP) to manage personal health information. Some want to know about using IMSPs linked to companies outside Canada. Once personal health information leaves Canada, it becomes subject to the laws of the country where it resides. If an individual’s personal health... read more

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September 6, 2023 - Lisa Long, Intake Officer

Demystifying the Right to Privacy

Privacy is a deeply personal concept, and it means something a bit different to everyone – so how does Saskatchewan’s privacy legislation protect your personal information and personal health information? Saskatchewan’s public sector access and privacy laws, The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and... read more

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